Cheltenham Racecourse is known for its world class horse racing, but it is much more than just a racecourse. Staging over 240 non-raceday events each year, this non-racing calendar attracted a massive 90,000 visitors in 2017. From comedy gigs to annual conferences, the Racecourse hosts it all. We look ahead to the end of the year and beyond look at the must-see events to go in your diary.

Cheltenham Christmas Gift & Fashion Fair

Wondering where you’re going to start your Christmas shopping? We have the answer. The Christmas Gift & Fashion Fair has over 150 companies selling their unique and bespoke gifts, giving you the perfect stocking fillers for your friends and family. Come along between 18th October to the 21st where you’ll be sure to bag yourself a winner!

Cheltenham Christmas Gift & Fashion Fair

Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

Musical master of ceremonies Jools Holland and his acclaimed Rhythm & Blues Orchestra are returning to The Centaur on Saturday 10th November. Tickets are priced from £43. An evening of musical talents, performing with Jools will be the supremely talented vocalists Ruby Turner and Louise Marshall as well as original Squeeze member Gilson Lavis on drums with the Rhythm & Blues Orchestra. With a tremendous collection of Jools compositions and boogie-woogie classics to choose from, it is set to be an unforgettable night out that will delight both Jools and Marc Almond fans and have audiences on their feet!

The Great Gatsby Christmas Party

Heading back to the 1920s this December for the infamous Christmas Party. Grab your flapper dresses and those braces, and prepare to dance the night away to Jivin’ Miss Daisy on Friday 14th December or Saturday 15th December. Rally around the office troops and make sure this year’s Christmas party is one to remember!

The World Snooker Grand Prix

We’re used to hosting world class sporting events, from the prestigious Magners Gold Cup to the popular Cheltenham Darts Masters, and we cannot wait to let World Snooker take to the stage on from February 4th until February 10th.  Bringing 32 of the biggest names in world snooker and a total prize fund of £375,000, The Ladbrokes World Grand Prix will be hosted live at Cheltenham Racecourse in February 2019. Ronnie O’Sullivan won the title last season in Preston, beating Ding Junhui in the final. Also in the field were Mark Selby, Judd Trump, John Higgins and Mark Williams. It’s the first of three events in the Ladbrokes Series, to be followed by the Ladbrokes Players Championship in Preston and the Ladbrokes Tour Championship in Llandudno, both in March.


Cheltenham Racecourse
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Cheltenham Racecourse

The venue for 16 race meetings, featuring The Festival in March and The November Meeting, plus conference, events, Sunday market & music festivals.



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